Real Estate

Consultancy concerning real estate law requires a broad range of legal and economic know-how. Whether it is acquisition or sale, development or management, utilisation or financing of real estate, we advise you in all aspects of this field. From property and construction law to corporate and capital markets law or tax and environmental law.

Private customers

Our law firm, with its three offices at the Mediterranean Coast (Denia, Palma de Majorca and Valencia) and another two of them in important economic centers (Bilbao and Madrid), has become in over a decade a reference for customers from the German-speaking area concerning legal and tax aspects around real estate in Spain.

We offer individual legal and tax advice for owners, buyers and sellers in realtion with the acquisition or sale of property. Particularly, offer our services in the drawing up and checking of all forms of contracts in relation with real estate. Furthermore, we deal the entire processing of a real estate sale, from the drafting of the contract, its notarisation and registration in the property register, up to the submission of the tax returns.

Our Real Estate experts work side by side with their colleagues of the departments of inheritance, corporate and tax law. Thereby, we ensure a comprehensive counsel for your personal situation and show you the best path to the transfer or holding of your property.

In 12 countries to date (Austria, Belgium, BulgariaChina, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Spain) we accompany private clients as well as national and international companies. The alliance's locations are: BilbaoBologna, Bratislava, Brussels, Budapest, Bucharest, Denia, DusseldorfGraz, HanoverLinz, Madrid, MunichOsnabruck, Palma de MajorcaPilsen, Prague, Shanghai, SofiaTaicangValencia, Vienna, VarnaWarsaw, Wels, Wroclaw.

A selection of our services

  • Legal advice regarding the acquisition or sale of real estate (drafting of contracts, examination of the situation concerning the land registry and t the cadastre, representation before the notary public, entry in the land registry, etc.)
  • Legal assistance throughout the whole construction process, from the building contract to the completion of the construction
  • Preparation of new and old building certificates, legalisation of existing buildings.
  • Transfers inter vivos inside the family circle
  • Drafting of other real estate contracts (financing, letting and leasing of residential and business premises, etc.)
  • Cooperation with notaries and correspondence with the Spanish authorities (land registry, municipal administrations) and banks (account opening, direct debit authorizations, etc.)
  • Tax consultancy concerning the acquisition of real estate
  • Continuous tax consultancy for property owners in the case of own use, as well as submission of tax returns on behalf of nonresidents who rent their property
  • Tax consultancy in sale transactions of real estate and, in particular, submission of municipal value added tax and capital gains tax returns

Corporate Real Estate

Our focus is always on your interests and the real estate project with its specific risk structure. Structures, that minimise risks, are the basis for successful real estate projects. We take the respective special features into account and find the optimum individual solution for you. For complex and international real estate transactions, we work in interdisciplinary and cross-border teams. Seamlessly, flexibly, efficiently and precisely tailored to your requirements.

Whether it is purchase, tenancy, leasehold or leasing. Whether it is a building contract, architect contract or general contractor contract. In this area it’s all about the details, which require years of experience in real estate law.

Even when it is our goal to avoid conflicts right from the outset with the drafting of the corresponding contract, our counsel does not end in the case of a dispute. We represent your interests before the (arbitration) courts and in the judicial enforcement of your claims.

Scope of services offered

  • Acquisition and disposal of individual properties and real estate portfolios in Spain and abroad (asset and share deals, sale & leaseback transactions)
  • Due diligence as complete solution ("one-stop-shop")
  • Tax-optimised structuring of property transactions
  • Registry of property transactions in land registers and preparation of the properties for the intended sale (property divisions, property consolidation, handling in connection with granting of easements, etc.)
  • Easement agreements and establishment of land easements
  • Drafting for purchase, tenancy, leasehold and leasing contracts
  • Advice on all issues of property law (tenancy and leasehold law)
  • Establishment of residential property, subsequent appraisal and division of property
  • Advice on project development and financing
  • Building, architects, general contractor and general coordinating contractor contracts
  • Contract forms or standard terms and conditions for real estate companies
  • Facility management agreements and advice in property management
  • Business parks, shopping and office centers
  • Drafting of PTP projects
  • PPP (Public Private Partnerships)
  • Structuring of real estate funds
  • Representation before (arbitration) courts and judicial enforcement of property-related claims (litigation)
  • Representation before Notary public (property purchase agreements, establishment of mortgages)